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Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama

In Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama, decided a week ago on March 25, 2015, the Supreme Court reversed and sent back the lower court decision. 594 more words

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State Attorneys Tell Supreme Court That Gay People Are Too Powerful To Have Equal Rights

It’s amazing to have such power and not even know it. I mean honestly if we were so powerful, none of these court battles would be taking place because we’d have found a way to stop them all from coming to light. 144 more words


Surprise! Black Voters Just Won A Voting Rights Case In The Supreme Court

By Ian Millhiser

Alabama’s legislative maps, which minimized black voters’ influence by packing these voters into a small number of districts, will get another day in court thanks to a 5-4 decision — Justice Anthony Kennedy crossed over to vote with the Court’s liberal bloc — that the Supreme Court handed down on Wednesday. 190 more words

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Judge in Texas blocks federal rules change for gay couples

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples. 125 more words


Breaking News: Employers Can't Treat Pregnancy Worse Than Other Temporarily Disabling Conditions

Today the US Supreme Court handed down its decision in UPS v Young, known to many as “The Pregnancy Discrimination Act Case”. For a review of the facts, click… 792 more words


US Supreme Court Rules In Pregnancy Accommodation Case

Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc., ___ U.S. ___, ___ S. Ct. ____ (Mar. 25, 2015)

  • Young, a part-time driver for UPS, became pregnant. Her doctor told her that she should not lift more than 20 pounds during the first 20 weeks of her pregnancy, and not more than 10 pounds during the remainder of her pregnancy.
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Debate: Army Appropriations Bill (1878)—Index

Corning, N. Y.—Second Detatchment, 23d Regiment, N. G. S. N. Y.,
Stopped by Rioters.

Debate: Army Appropriations Bill (1878)

Following the nation-wide riots in 1877, Congress debates appropriating money for the Army. 216 more words

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